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Dazzling Organist to Play Byrnes Auditorium July 6
The concert is at 5 p.m. July 6 in Byrnes Auditorium. It is a free cultural event.
Christopher Houlihan recorded his first two CDs when he was in college.
ROCK HILL, S.C . — Winthrop University’s
D.B. Johnson Memorial organ
has gained a reputation among world-class musicians for its full range of tonal color and dynamics.
The attributes of the organ, an original Aeolian-Skinner model, will be on display at 5 p.m. in
on July 6 when Juilliard-trained organist
performs as part of the
Friends of the Conservatory series.
Houlihan has been called gifted and dazzling by the
New York Times
Wall Street Journal
, creating his first two CDs when he was at Trinity College in Connecticut performing with the Hartford Symphony. His appearance is sponsored by the
Friends of the Conservatory
Charlotte Chapter of the American Guild of Organists
and the Regional Convention of the
American Guild of Organists in Columbia
The recital will include musical pieces by Bach, Duruflé and Liszt in addition to the South Carolina premiere of a new work by composer Patrick Greene titled “Steel Symphony.”
The free cultural event is open to the public.
For more information visit the
Department of Music’s website
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